EVENTS & TASTINGS
Wine Tastings & Dinners to Beer Tastings & Parking Lot Parties, Taylor’s always has something Exciting going on!
We’ve always thought that the best way to learn what a wine tastes like is to actually TASTE it. To help or customers learn more about the wines we carry as well as craft beers and other local products we sell, we host numerous events throughout the year.
Nov 17 - Free Wine Tasting
Get ready for another Fantastic Free Friday Night Wine Tasting w/ Advintage Distributing on Friday, November 17th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Details coming soon so stay tuned.
Nov 18 - Free Beer Tasting
Join us for a Free Craft Beer Tasting on Saturday November 18th, 2pm – 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring 21st Amendment Brewing! Tasting lineup includes El Sully, Blah Blah Blah, Brew Free Blood Orange, Down to Earth, Back in Black and Fireside Chat.
Nov 21 - Thanksgiving Wines Tasting
Deb Williams of Freedom Beverage is coming back again this year for her Annual Turkey Wines Tasting! She will be pouring some classic Turkey wines along with her Favorites for the season. Come by and try the perfect wines to pair with your feast and stock up for the long holiday. Free Tasting, November 21st, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop.
Nov 22 - Holiday Tasting w/ Kelli
Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading Company will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2pm – 5pm for a very special tasting to get you ready for Thanksgiving! So, come by and relax before the long weekend and stock up on some great wines for the holiday!
Italics’ Managing Partner Taylor Martin will be joining us on Wed., December 6th, 7pm at Fleming’s Steakhouse to guide us through the latest offerings from the winery. He’ll also be screening portions of the documentary Decanted which featured Italics winery and their winemaker Steve Reynolds. This promises to be a fun and unique winery dinner you won’t want to miss. Tickets are $110 (all inclusive), click above to purchase tickets.
Dec 8 - Rickety Bridge Wine Tasting
Friday December 8th, 6:30-8pm we have a Free Wine Tasting featuring a fantastic lineup of wines from Rickety Bridge Winery.
Dec 15 - Orsini Wines Tasting
Tis’ the season and all the holiday tastings too! Join us back behind the wine bar on Friday December 15th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for a Free Wine Tasting featuring Orsini Wines!
Dec 21 - Holiday Wines with Ariel
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and tastings are in the air! Ariel will be back at the shop for a special tasting featuring the Wines of Christmas on Thursday December 21st, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! This is also a great time to stock u on those last minute holiday gifts.
Holiday Tasting w/ Kelli
Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading Company will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Saturday, December 23rd, 1pm – 4pm for a very special tasting to get you ready for the long Christmas Holiday! So, come by to relax and stock up on some great wines for the holiday!
Dec 29 - New Years Wines Tasting
Cheers to a New Year and Great Wine! Come by the shop on Friday December 29th, 6:30-8pm for a Free Wine Tasting featuring New Years Wines and Sparklings. What better way to end a great year or begin a new one!
Don’t forget to check back often for new events! We are always adding new and fun events every month!
OUR EVENTS MEANT TO BE AS FUN AS THEY ARE EDUCATIONAL AND INCLUDE:
At least twice each month we host Beer & Wine tastings at the store featuring 4-6 selections for customers to try with an expert on hand to tell you all about them.
WINERY TASTING EVENTS
Who better to explain the nuances of a special wine than the folks that made it? We love having winery reps, winery owners and winemakers behind our bar and schedule them as often as possible.
WINERY & WINEMAKER DINNERS
Several times each year we partner up with our favorite winemakers to host food and wine pairing events at one of Raleigh’s top restaurants.
We try to give back to our community as much as we can. Each spring and fall, Taylor’s hosts a BBQ luncheon to benefit a local charity in addition to numerous other fundraising and community building events throughout the year.
On November 10th (7:30-8:30pm), we will have a special tasting limited to just 24 people and will feature wines a couple notches above our normal free tastings. We’ll also be serving heavy hors d’oeuvres with the tasting. The evening will feature six wines from throughout California with a special “one night only” pricing on the wines and our lineup of Riedel stemware, so it will also be a perfect opportunity to knock out some of your holiday shopping! Click above for tickets $25 per person.
Nov 4 - Duck Rabbit Beer Tasting
Join us for a Free Beer Tasting on Saturday November 4th, 2pm – 4pm with Duck Rabbit Brewery at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Tasting Lineup includes Milk Stout, Amber, Hoppy Bunny, Brown and Wee Heavy.
Nov 3 - Orsini Wines Tasting
Join us for another Fantastic Friday Night Wine Tasting on November 3rd, 6:30pm – 8:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Orsini Wines! The tasting lineup is sure to impress, so bring your friends and family for an evening of fine wine and fun!
Oct 27 - Spanish Wine Tasting
Bickham Kelly of Tryon Distributing will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on October 27th, 6:30-8pm for a Free Wine Tasting featuring Spanish Wines!
Oct 25 - Todd Anderson Winemaker Event
Todd Anderson from Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards in Saint Helena, CA will be behind the Wine Bar Wednesday, October 25th 6:30-8:00pm tasting us on his new line up of awesome Wines. The Anderson family has farmed their 40 acres of vineyards in Napa since the early 1980’s. Today, Todd Anderson and his team make some of the most sought after wines in the Valley. One of the most dynamic personalities in the wine business, this will definitely be a tasting not to miss as his wines are just as big, exciting and charismatic as the man himself.
Oct 13 - Ocean South Wine Tasting
Join us this Friday night, October 13th, 6:30pm-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop as we taste wines with Ocean South Imports, who specializes in importing small production wines from around the world. We’ll be tasting two Italian wines, two French wines and one from Argentina.
Oct 19 - Montinore Winery Event
Come by for a Free Wine Tasting on October 19th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Montinore Estate! With their 200-acre Demeter Certified Biodynamic® and Stellar Certified Organic vineyard located in north Willamette Valley in Oregon, they focus on producing superior Pinot Noirs, cool climate whites, and fascinating Italian varietals. This will be a fantastic tasting!
Taylor’s Wine Shop is proud to participate in the 2017 Walk for Hope! We believe it is important to give back to our community and help raise awareness and funds for the research and treatment of mental illness. Join Team Taylor’s in the Walk For Hope on October 8th at The Angus Barn! Click above for registration info.
Oct 21 - Parking Lot Party
Our last Parking Lot Party of the season will be on Saturday, October 21st, 3-6pm featuring Live Music from The Recover Band and vendors including Will & Pop’s Food Truck, Brachi Le Petit Roll, Norm’s Farms, Free Beer Tastings with River Rat Brewery & Wine Tastings inside at the wine bar!
Oct 6 - Joel Gott Wine Tasting
We are very excited for this Free Wine Tasting featuring Joel Gott Wines at Taylor’s Wine Shop on October 6th, 6:30-8pm. We have a fantastic lineup planned, so bring your friends and spend the evening with us!
Sept 30 - Free Beer Tasting
Mark you calendars for an exciting Beer Tasting on Saturday September 30th, 2pm – 4pm featuring Raleigh’s own Gizmo Brew Works at Taylor’s Wine Shop!
Sept 29 - Wine Tasting w/ Ariel
Ariel will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on September 29th, 6:30pm – 8pm for a Free Zinfandel Wine Tasting! She has an exciting lineup planned, so come on down and taste some Zin for Zinfandel month at Taylor’s!